Education

Links in Education Week: May 20, 2009

May 18, 2009 1 min read

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‘Innovation’ Push Raising Questions

“Stimulating Excellence: Unleashing the Power of Innovation in Education” is from the Center of American Progress

“Innovation, Motherhood, and Apple Pie” is from the Brown Center on Education Policy

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Report Highlights Risks of Teacher Merit Pay

“Teachers, Performance Pay, and Accountability” is from the Economic Policy Institute

The Cost of College

“Promoting Economic Mobility by Increasing Postsecondary Education” is from the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Economic Mobility Project

Preschool Language Learning

“Peer Effects on Children’s Language Achievement During Prekindergarten” is from the journal Child Development

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Charter Schools

“Local Demand for School Choice: Evidence From the Washington Charter School Referenda” is from the National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education

Student Testing

“Using Assessments to Improve Learning and Student Progress” is from Pearson

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Hong Kong’s Math Found More Difficult Than Massachusetts’

“Measuring Up: How the Highest-Performing State Compares to the Highest-Performing Country” is from the American Institutes for Research

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NGA Report Urges Tougher Standards for Educators

“Building a High-Quality Education Workforce: A Governor’s Guide to Human Capital Development” is from the National Governors’ Association Center Center for Best Practices

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Charter-Style Schools Catching On Across the World

Handbook of Research on School Choice is from the Routledge Taylor & Francis Group